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What would you change about the Pixel and Pixel XL? [Poll of the Week]

Now that we've had time to think about Google's new phones, we want to know - what would you change about the Pixel and Pixel XL?

Published onOctober 17, 2016

Last week's poll summary: Out of over 17,400 votes, 29.5% our readers say the LG V20 is the best alternative to the Galaxy Note 7. Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S7 Edge came in second with 25.4% of the votes, while 24.9% of our readers voted for the Google Pixel XL.

If you were one of the first to pre-order a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, you might be lucky enough to receive your new device later this week. If you didn’t place your pre-order yet, you’ll have to wait much longer… like, 4 or 5 weeks.

No matter if you’re a fan of these devices or not, the Pixel and Pixel XL are two of the most controversial smartphones Google has ever produced. Compared to last year’s Nexus 6P and 5X, the Pixels are pretty expensive with the base model device starting at $649. Many of our readers also argue that the lack of a proper waterproof rating is a major downside, and some also say the overall design isn’t too impressive, either.

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P first look

Sure, no smartphone is perfect. But with the laundry list of gripes many of our readers have with these phones, there are also some pretty great features we can’t forget to bring up. Not only do they run Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, they’re also the first phones with the Google Assistant baked in. And while we’re still looking forward to testing out these devices in full, DxOMark claims they have what could be the best smartphone cameras ever.

So now that we’ve had more than enough time to think about these two phones, we want to know – what would you change about the Pixel and Pixel XL? Did Google go crazy on pricing this time around? Would you have preferred a more unique design? Be sure cast your vote in the poll below, and if there’s something you need to add, feel free to speak up in the comment section. We look forward to hearing what you have to say!

(Note: You can select more than one answer.)

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